The nine couple taking part have just an hour to cook a dish that gives their vision for their restaurant. Only the top seven couples will move forward.
The remaining seven couples left in the competition battle it out to get a set of keys to one of Raymond's six Bristol restaurants. Working together they have to run three of the Bristol's leading chain restaurants. A the end of the show one of the couples is eliminated.
The six remaining couples have to prove that their restaurant concepts work on opening night in Bristol against stiff competition. Before they open they have to decide what to call their restaurants. At the end of the show with help from David Moore and Sarah Willingham, Raymond has to decide which couple will be eliminated.
The five remaining couples are set this week's challenge by Raymond. They can only use fresh, local and seasonal products to create different dishes to sell at a local farmers' market. At the end of the show another of the couples are eliminated.
The four remaining couples have to serve afternoon tea to more than a hundred guests during a heatwave in Bristol. The couples have to compete against one another and try and impress the guests with their different menus. The couples then have to take booking from VIP guests at their individual restaurants with special requests from the diners. At the end of the show another one of the couples are eliminated.
For this week's challenge the remaining couples have to create a romantic takeaway dinner for two and then hold a singles' night. A the end of the show another of the couples are eliminated.
The competition reaches the semi final stage and the remaining teams have one last chance to impress if they are to make the final. Each of the couples have to hold a cookery masterclass in their restaurants. One of the couples fail to get a single student though.
The final two couples face their biggest challenge yet as they have one last chance to impress. They have to serve a banquet for Lord and Lady Arran and their guests at their home in Devon. The couples have to prepare alternate dishes for the party. They then both have to make a soufflé to be served for dessert. At the end of the show the winners of the series are announced.